Goma, Michel Born in 1932. Designer. Goma was born in Montpellier, France. Goma studied dressmaking and Art. At the young age of 19 he moved to Paris where he sold fashion sketches. From 1950 to 1958 he was employeed for Lafaurie and eventually bought the company. He then renamed it Michel Goma. He closed down in 1963 and joined Patou, where he designed for them for ten years. After that he became a freelance designer.